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JNI Raises Alarm Over Non-Prosecution of Rape Cases In Benue

A Non-Governmental Organization, Jamaatu Nasril Islam, JNI, Benue State, has expressed deep concerns over the huge number of reported cases of rape in the state majority of which is not prosecuted. The Chairperson of the...

Kogi Not Owing Worker’s Salary– Yahaya Bello

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi says no state government worker is being owed salary under his administration, challenging anyone being owed to come out openly with a proof. Bello made this known while speaking with...

Fire Guts Over 600 Shops In Katsina Ala Main Market In Benue

The main market in Katsina Ala Local Government Area of Benue state has been gutted by fire. The Chairman of the local Government, Mr. Alfred Atera who confirmed the incident on phone, said the fire...
FG Supporting Herdsmen's Killings, Says Anambra Lawmakers

Three Killed in Renewed Herdsmen Attacks In Benue

Three persons have been allegedly killed in a renewed attack by suspected herdsmen in Katsina Ala Local Government Area of Benue State. The Chairman of Katsina Ala LGA, Mr. Alfred Atera confirmed the killing on...
Miyetti Allah, Opposition Planning Attacks On Ortom's Govt ... Akase

Ortom Tasks FG On Military Operation To Flush out Armed Herdsmen From Neighbouring States

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has called on the federal government to step up military operations that will flush out armed herdsmen from neighbouring states bordering Benue. The governor made the call while reacting to...

Herbalist Hangs Self In Benue

A Herbalist, Mr. Terhemen Iorbee, has reportedly committed suicide in Mbakuha Council ward of Ushongo Local Government Area of Benue State. The Next Edition gathered that Iorbee, 42, and father of four, died by hanging...
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NANS Protests In Benue, Demands End to ASUU Strikes

University students in Benue State have staged a peaceful march to protest what they described as unbearable and continuous strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, across the country. The students who...
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Benue: Operators Of Illegal Revenue Checkpoints To be Treated As Armed Robbers – Ortom

Benue state government has stated that henceforth, all operators of illegal revenue collection checkpoints in the state will be treated like armed robbers when apprehended. Governor Samuel Ortom read the riot act on Monday while...

Fuel Scarcity Bites Harder in Makurdi As Residents Count Losses

As fuel scarcity bites harder across the country, Benue state inclusive, residents of Makurdi, the state capital, are beginning to count losses. Those who spoke to the The Next Edition called on the federal government...

Ortom Condemns Violent Clash In Makurdi Over Fish Ponds

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has condemned in strong terms the violent clash between the Tiv and Jukun communities in Makurdi river side over ownership of fish ponds in the area. The Governor who received...

SEC, NUJ Benue Council Sack Steve Ijoh’s Led Caretaker Committee

The State Executive Council, SEC, of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Benue State Council, has sacked the Steven Ijoh led Caretaker Committee of the Council. This was disclosed in a Communique signed by Tor...

Obey Anti-Open Grazing Law or Pay N50,000 for Each Arrested Cow — Tambaya

Senior Special Assistant to Governor Samuel Ortom on Animal Husbandry, Shehu Tambaya, has warned all herders, strongly, to obey the recently amended Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law or they would be made...

Herdsmen Attack Benue Community, Kill Two, Burn Houses

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have attacked Igama community in Ojugo wards, Okpokwu local government area of Benue state killing two person and burning several houses. The Next Edition gathered that the gunmen invaded the...

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